Bat Jungle

Type: Family Friendly, Uniquely Here, Unusual

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High in the mountainous town of Monteverde, Costa Rica, the Bat Jungle is a museum with a live menagerie of this mysterious and maligned mammalian species on display. It's an otherwise unheard of...  Read More


  • Museums: "Admission is $12, the Bat Jungle is open 9am - 7:30 pm everyday."
  • Tours and Excursions: "Arrive early for your tour to have truffles from the upstairs cafe first."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "Kids will love the live bat sightings in the simulated jungle environment."
  • Best for Museums Because: Bats finally get their due at this utterly endearing exhibit.
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: The Bat Jungle does more than raise the skin on our backs, it raises awareness for this under- appreciated species.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Costa Rica is teeming with bats! This exciting exhibit gives us a close-up look at these winged noctornal mammals.

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